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Fischer-Ankern, Anton von#

Fischer-Ankern, Anton von, b.  St. Aegyd am Neuwalde (Lower Austria), June 27, 1812, d. Vienna, April 7, 1902, industrialist, son of Daniel Fischer. Enlarged his father's plants situated in St. Aegyd am Neuwalde and in Furthof, and acquired the Aumuehl ironworks near Kindberg in 1866. Gave enormous impetus to the Austrian iron and steel industry. In 1869 sold his enterprises to a public limited company.